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Tukums hillfort

The hillfort of Tukums (63 m above the sea level) is situated rather far from the modern-day town centre. It dates back to the 10th–12th centuries, an ...

Engure Hillfort or Maria’s Mound

The Maria’s Mound is considered a castle mound, even though no cultural layer or fortification signs have been found. It is located on the shore of th ...

The Couronian Hillfort of Kandava

Back in the day, the Kandava Couronian castle stood where the Kandava Couronian hillfort (66 m above the sea level) now is found – it used to be one o ...

Kartavu Hill in Jaunpils

In the past, a settlement of ancient Latvians was found in Kartavkalns. There is an opinion that the Hanging Hill of Jaunpils might be Babote, which w ...

Kaņieris Hillfort

The Kaņieris Lake hillfort was discovered in 1867 by V. Dērings. It has been much written about; however it has not been explored archaeologicall ...

Milzukalns Mound or Giant Hill

Milzukalns or Milzkalns was a settlement, which owing to its fine natural features was well protected against intruders. The discovered pieces of pott ...

Pūres pilskalns jeb Mūļkalns

It is a typical Couronian hillfort dating back to the 10th–12th century. Stone axes have also been found here, which means that people had settled the ...